Materials Manager II, ETO - Plano, TX

Plano, TX
Reference No: WD-0003880

What's the role?

The role of the Materials Manager II is to successfully execute the principals of Strategic Supply Chain Management which directly contribute to Hilti’s objectives for sustainable, profitable growth.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Work closely with Engineering, Project Business Fulfillment and Execution, and Sales teams in regards to material requirements and flow.
Design and implement process to communicate ETO product portfolio to design engineers
Support systematic enhancements to elevate ETO productivity
Coordinate material requirements with product Material Manager
Track and communicate BOM change impact to ordering and project deliverable due dates
Serve as point of contact for internal and external customers contributing to the agreed upon sales strategies and the execution of stocking strategy in all locations for new product launches
Partner with Sales, Marketing, Global Supply Chain, Global BU, and Finance to achieve targeted sales and sustainable, profitable growth
Collaborate with Process Expert to develop, test, and implement new supply chain and materials management procedures while working to reduce resources expended to procure and distribute product
Manage lifecycle of product portfolio including item creation, master data maintenance, sales forecasts, promotion planning, and phase out
Develop accurate sales forecasts and ensure that Business Unit level forecasts are aligned with the Annual Sales Plan and manage history values within APO (MRP module) to find and correct outliers
Ensure timely ordering of product, while ensuring that MRP planned releases support financial goals
Manage product phase outs in conjunction with INP’s and/or product pruning
Identify goods for supplier returns and/or scrap obsolete products as required; drive marketing efforts to reduce obsolescence including management of the Overstock Program (OP)
Partner with the Business Unit or Quality Management blocking and recalling stock for inspection and/or rework as directed
Maintain all items within SAP and ensure system optimization to support local demand
Act as Process Champion for one or more key Materials Management business functions, through continuous process improvement and ownership of overall team competency in the specified area(s).
Primary Logistics representative for key Hilti customer(s) and partnered sales team members, providing value add service to the customer by driving resolution for operational issues, and bringing innovative solutions to support growth in the business relationship.
Other duties as assigned

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities domestically and internationally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with little or no construction experience. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

Minimum of 4 years of experience in a supply chain environment with ordering and expediting materials with 2 years of Hilti Material Management experience.
Bachelor’s Degree required
MBA/Master’s Degree and/or professional logistics certification strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to influence business decisions with strong Entrepreneurial Business Partner (EBP) behaviors
Proven knowledge of SAP Inventory and ERP modules
Demonstrated ability to analyze data and make recommendations
Proven ability to solve problems and make decisions
Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Office Suites
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to work with ERP systems including DRP/MRP and Inventory modules
Detail oriented, excellent follow-up and organizational skills required

Working Conditions:
Normal office conditions.
Up to 15% (domestic/international/both) travel, required.

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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